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Do people get dropped if they don't log on?

Is there a time limit that a member would get deleted if they don't log on? There are some members in my group that just don't seem to do anything.. no log, no comments.. nada. Any idea?

Tue. Jan 22, 8:00pm

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The time limit for non-loggers is a week, though the PT Powers-That-Be sometimes extend that around holiday periods.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 8:28 PM

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I have had people go a little more than two weeks but sure enough they got dropped. I try and warn people when they enter the group.
Just be patient.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 2:17 AM

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I realized this a while back but then that prompted me to think "what happens when I go on vacation?" How do I avoid being dropped when I'm out of the country for 10 days?

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 10:41 AM

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If your going on vacation do the following

Go to : my info
Select the preferences tab.

Scroll down to the bottom where you will see the following.

Please check this box if you are on vacation or traveling
(you are removed from public groups after 7 days of inactivity).
Checking this box keeps your spot in your public groups for 14 days.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 11:46 AM

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If your group is marked as private, inactive members don't get dropped.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 12:03 PM

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Thanks for the info 11:46!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 4:24 PM

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I'm the one who asked the question.. thanks for all the info! Now I know!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 7:40 PM

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The policy might say 7 days but I know it's more like 16 days after being on PT for quite a while and observing how this happens many times. For example, there's a dud poster who joined my group last week on Tuesday only to never log or post anything. She's still in our group and it's been 9 days, going on 10..probably by day 16 she'll be booted out. My group is not private.

Thursday, January 24, 2008, 9:23 AM

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I dont agree with the above poster's time frame so I wouldn't take that at face value. I went on a business trip and couldn't log for 5 days and one before I left. When I got back I was booted from the team. Also, I have some in my current group that didn't log for about 5 days and poof, both of their logs/profiles were gone the same day

Thursday, January 24, 2008, 9:37 AM

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I agree with 9:23. I have had inactive members in my groups for well over a week. It's annoying. Then they come in on day 9, post one thing they had for breakfast and we are stuck with the inactive worthless piece of crap for at least another week.

Thursday, January 24, 2008, 9:59 AM

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